London Metropolitan University
Jewellery and Silversmithing MA
London Metropolitan University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Why study this course This course will see you take on independent, future-facing design thinking in the field of jewellery and silversmithing. Throughout this master's degree course you'll develop an advanced and systematic focus on aspects of the profession and its practice. Whether you're looking to progress in your current career path or refocus your professional design specialism, our Jewellery and Silversmithing MA course will encourage you to question and enrich your practice. You'll graduate with a high-quality, industry-leading portfolio of work.

More about this course Highly-specialised yet flexible in the creative license it offers, this course will see you:

  • hone your making skills with access to a wide range of equipment and professional staff, whatever your preferred material

  • recognise both the power and the responsibility of being a designer

  • develop your own distinct thematic and learn to communicate this unique offer to clients

  • work on live projects with real clients and established studios

  • utilise thorough and effective research skills that will enable original thinking, design inspiration and efficacy

  • continuously review your understanding of your present and future contexts and practice

  • leave the course a 'future-proofed' graduate, ready to take on (or continue in) a career which follows your ambitions as a designer

  • join a community of designers spearheading the culture of the buy-for-life practice as you take your skills to market

You'll be assessed through portfolios of written, research, visual and physical project work, all directly related to the requirements of practice in the field.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Jewellery and Silversmithing, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

You'll be required to have: a first class or good upper second class honours degree in a relevant field (eg Jewellery, Silversmithing, Metalwork, Accessories, 3D, Design Craft, etc), or an equivalent EU/ international qualification. Applicants will also be expected to present a portfolio and provide a statement demonstrating their ambition for the subject area and for studying at postgraduate level. APEL Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning: Exceptional applicants who do not hold the above qualifications may be considered based on related academic or work experience, personal statement and / or academic or professional reference.


Tuition Fees Jewellery and Silversmithing MA

EU £13750 year 1
England UK £9300 year 1
Northern Ireland £9300 year 1
Scotland £9300 year 1
Wales £9300 year 1
Channel Islands £9300 year 1
International £13750 year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things
such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.
Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course
and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful for
example, optional field trips. The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and
the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About London Metropolitan University

Founded in 1848, London Metropolitan University is located in the urban setting of North London. LMU is just a 40-minute walk to Camden Town or a 20-minute tube ride from central London. Some of the benefits that students can expect when choosing LMU include a variety of residence halls at distinct price points, reputable career guidance services, and orientation services for recently-arrived international students. This institution has a selective admissions standard, so it’s recommended to prepare for your interview well in advance.

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